2003 Asian Women's Volleyball Championship

The 2003 Asian Women's Volleyball Championship was the twelfth edition of Asian Championship, a biennial international volleyball tournament organised by the Asian Volleyball Confederation (AVC) with Volleyball Federation of Vietnam (VFV). The tournament was held in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam from 20 to 27 September 2003.

2003 Asian Women's Volleyball Championship
Tournament details
Host nation Vietnam
CityHo Chi Minh City
Dates20–27 September
Teams10 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Champions China (10th title)
Runners-up Japan
Third place South Korea
Fourth place Thailand
Tournament awards
MVPChina Zhao Ruirui

Pools compositionEdit

The teams are seeded based on their final ranking at the 2001 Asian Women's Volleyball Championship.

Pool A Pool B

  Vietnam (Host)
  Thailand (3rd)
  Japan
  Chinese Taipei
  New Zealand

  China (1st)
  South Korea (2nd)
  Philippines
  Kazakhstan
  Australia

Preliminary roundEdit

Pool AEdit

Pts Matches Sets Points
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1   Japan 8 4 0 12 1 12.000 327 235 1.391
2   Thailand 7 3 1 9 4 2.250 302 240 1.258
3   Chinese Taipei 6 2 2 8 6 1.333 312 279 1.118
4   Vietnam 5 1 3 3 9 0.333 230 273 0.842
5   New Zealand 4 0 4 0 12 0.000 156 300 0.520
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
20 Sep 17:00 Japan   3–0   Thailand 25–18 25–23 25–15     75–56
20 Sep 20:00 Vietnam   3–0   New Zealand 25–19 25–7 25–16     75–42
21 Sep 18:00 Chinese Taipei   3–0   New Zealand 25–8 25–15 25–8     75–31
21 Sep 20:00 Vietnam   0–3   Japan 14–25 12–25 29–31     55–81
22 Sep 16:00 Chinese Taipei   1–3   Japan 21–25 25–21 21–25 12–25   79–96
22 Sep 18:00 Thailand   3–0   Vietnam 25–18 25–12 25–14     75–44
23 Sep 14:00 New Zealand   0–3   Japan 11–25 17–25 17–25     45–75
23 Sep 16:00 Thailand   3–1   Chinese Taipei 21–25 25–17 25–21 25–20   96–83
24 Sep 14:00 New Zealand   0–3   Thailand 17–25 14–25 7–25     38–75
24 Sep 16:00 Vietnam   0–3   Chinese Taipei 22–25 13–25 21–25     56–75

Pool BEdit

Pts Matches Sets Points
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1   China 8 4 0 12 1 12.000 328 219 1.498
2   South Korea 7 3 1 10 4 2.500 330 253 1.304
3   Kazakhstan 6 2 2 6 7 0.857 260 265 0.981
4   Philippines 5 1 3 3 11 0.273 222 323 0.687
5   Australia 4 0 4 4 12 0.333 284 364 0.780
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
20 Sep 13:00 Philippines   3–2   Australia 23–25 25–22 25–14 12–25 15–12 100–98
20 Sep 15:00 China   3–0   Kazakhstan 25–12 25–13 25–14     75–39
21 Sep 14:00 South Korea   3–1   Australia 25–16 20–25 25–13 25–13   95–67
21 Sep 16:00 China   3–0   Philippines 25–16 25–7 25–22     75–45
22 Sep 14:00 Kazakhstan   3–0   Philippines 25–15 25–12 25–19     75–46
22 Sep 20:00 South Korea   1–3   China 21–25 13–25 30–28 21–25   85–103
23 Sep 18:00 Australia   0–3   China 14–25 19–25 17–25     50–75
23 Sep 20:00 Kazakhstan   0–3   South Korea 18–25 14–25 20–25     52–75
24 Sep 18:00 Philippines   0–3   South Korea 14–25 10–25 7–25     31–75
24 Sep 20:00 Australia   1–3   Kazakhstan 25–19 14–25 17–25 13–25   69–94

Classification 9th–10thEdit

Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
25 Sep 20:00 New Zealand   0–3   Australia 19–25 16–25 19–25     54–75

Final roundEdit

 
QuarterfinalsSemifinalsFinal
 
          
 
25 September – Ho Chi Minh City
 
 
  Japan3
 
26 September – Ho Chi Minh City
 
  Philippines0
 
  Japan3
 
25 September – Ho Chi Minh City
 
  South Korea0
 
  South Korea3
 
27 September – Ho Chi Minh City
 
  Chinese Taipei0
 
  Japan0
 
25 September – Ho Chi Minh City
 
  China3
 
  China3
 
26 September – Ho Chi Minh City
 
  Vietnam0
 
  China3
 
25 September – Ho Chi Minh City
 
  Thailand0 3rd place
 
  Thailand3
 
27 September – Ho Chi Minh City
 
  Kazakhstan0
 
  South Korea3
 
 
  Thailand1
 
 
5th–8th places5th place
 
      
 
26 September – Ho Chi Minh City
 
 
  Philippines0
 
27 September – Ho Chi Minh City
 
  Chinese Taipei3
 
  Chinese Taipei3
 
26 September – Ho Chi Minh City
 
  Vietnam0
 
  Vietnam3
 
 
  Kazakhstan2
 
7th place
 
 
27 September – Ho Chi Minh City
 
 
  Philippines0
 
 
  Kazakhstan3

QuarterfinalsEdit

Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
25 Sep 12:00 Japan   3–0   Philippines 25–16 25–23 25–17     75–56
25 Sep 14:00 Thailand   3–0   Kazakhstan 25–20 25–18 25–19     75–57
25 Sep 16:00 South Korea   3–0   Chinese Taipei 25–19 25–15 25–14     75–48
25 Sep 18:00 China   3–0   Vietnam 25–18 25–13 25–10     75–41

5th–8th semifinalsEdit

Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
26 Sep 14:00 Philippines   0–3   Chinese Taipei 18–25 16–25 11–25     45–75
26 Sep 16:00 Vietnam   3–2   Kazakhstan 25–16 19–25 16–25 25–18 15–9 100–93

SemifinalsEdit

Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
26 Sep 18:00 Japan   3–0   South Korea 26–24 25–21 25–19     76–64
26 Sep 20:00 China   3–0   Thailand 25–17 25–19 25–17     75–53

7th placeEdit

Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
27 Sep 14:00 Philippines   0–3   Kazakhstan 0–25 0–25 0–25     Forfeit

5th placeEdit

Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
27 Sep 16:00 Chinese Taipei   3–0   Vietnam 25–18 25–19 25–15     75–52

3rd placeEdit

Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
27 Sep 18:00 South Korea   3–1   Thailand 23–25 25–12 25–12 25–14   98–63

FinalEdit

Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
27 Sep 20:00 Japan   0–3   China 21–25 23–25 15–25     59–75

Final standingEdit

AwardsEdit

ReferencesEdit